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Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to Buildings Curator, Human Resources, at hr@telfair.org to apply.

Serious inquiries only.

Job Description:


Date Posted: January 7, 2021
Classification: Part-Time/Non-Exempt
Reports to:  Buildings Curator


Scope of Position:

The position is responsible for ensuring that all of the Telfair Museum buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard of workmanship and presentation to the public at all times.  This detailed-oriented position focuses on maintaining the grounds and exterior areas of the Museum’s 3 sites in perfect condition. The applicant must be organized, have an eye for detail, be able to work on multiple projects at once, and keep professional decorum in a public setting. Responsibilities also include assisting with other building maintenance projects and special events as requested.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Maintains Exterior buildings and grounds to a high standard. Includes, but not limited to:
    • Raking, sweeping, weeding,blowing of all sidewalks daily​
    • Perform seasonal indoor and outdoor maintenance duties
    • Daily litter pick-up around 3-sites
    • Plantings and volunteer coordination
    • Trimming all trees and shrubbery as directed
    • Washing exterior lower levels of buildings as directed
    • Seasonal mulching
    • Adding/refreshing hardscaping as required
    • Fountain and planter care
    • Trouble shooting sprinkler issues
  • Maintains good relationship with contractors, vendors and service personnel
  • Provides routine assessment of the exterior at the three sites, reporting attention of supervisor
  • Maintains workshop and other facilities-related spaces in a safe, clean, and orderly state
  • Serve as one of several On-Call personnel for after-hours emergencies
  • Assist Housekeeping Department with setting up and breaking down events and functions
  • Assist with large event logistics and set-up and breakdown
  • Assists other staff members in any reasonable way to ensure a safe and efficient operation of the Museum
  • Helps to ensure that all treatments to the property, by any party, are conducted in a way consistent with the protection and preservation of the Museum properties.

Email cover letter and resume to Human Resources, at hr@telfair.org to apply.  Serious inquiries only.

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